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Blakes Litigators Win Six Benchmark Canada Awards

May 6, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Blakes took home six awards at this year’s Benchmark Canada Awards, including three “Firm of the Year” awards.

Mike Barrack, Iris Fischer, Melanie Baird
From left to right: Michael Barrack, Iris Fischer, Melanie Baird

We are proud to be named Arbitration Firm of the Year for the fifth consecutive year, White Collar Crime/Enforcement Firm of the Year for the third consecutive year and Competition Litigation Firm of the Year.

We also received an Impact Case of the Year award for our work on Sherman Estate v. Donovan, led by Iris Fischer.

In addition, Michael Barrack received the Hall of Fame Award, and Melanie Baird was named IP Litigator of the Year.

Blakes secured a total of 25 nominations by province, practice area and lawyer. Many of our lawyers and specialty litigation areas were also finalists, highlighting the remarkable expertise of our team.

Click here to see the full list of award winners.

In further recognition of the Firm’s reputation for significant complex litigation work, Michael Barrack, Jeff Galway and David Tupper were named in Benchmark Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers list.

To learn more about our litigation practice, please visit our Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

About Benchmark Litigation
Researchers at Benchmark spend six months conducting extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, researchers examine recent law firm casework and ask individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers.